James A. Landau
Linwood NJ ****1
U.S. Citizen Security Clearance: PUBLIC TRUST
Seasoned systems professional with 25+ years as a Test Engineer, plus 15 years as a Programmer
MS, National Technological University 1989 Major: Computer Engineering
BS, Michigan State University 1969 Major: Mathematics
-25 years experience testing air traffic control systems
-15 years experience as a software developer with 6 years experience as manager of all software development and operation in a war-gaming office
-Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
-Skilled at spotting problems in computer outputs and in debugging software code
ATEC Test Engineer April-July 2017
Testing the NAS Information Display System/Information Display System Replacement (NIDS/IDSR)
Cognizant Technology Solutions Learning Development June 2014 – May 2016
Wrote training materials for employee training courses and assisted with on-line training courses
Northrop-Grumman Information Systems Test Engineer November 2005 – August 2010
Testing the Traffic Flow Management System and Enhanced Traffic Management System:
-Analyzed test results, including writing data analysis programs in C and BASIC.
-Designed and wrote user-specific test procedures and test inputs.
-Witnessed formal Test and Evaluation events and wrote reports
-Reviewed vendor’s test procedures for accuracy, completeness, and reasonableness.
BCI, Inc. Systems Engineer January 1996 – December 2003
Testing the Host Data Link (CPDLC) project:
-Developed an interactive aircraft simulator (3,000 source lines of code) in C and MOTIF.
-Designed and wrote test procedures and test date scripts
GST, Inc. Systems Engineer June 1994 – December 1995
-Provided all computer support for the Positive Passenger Baggage Match program.
-Wrote proposals for FAA contract work.
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Diversified International Sciences Corporation Systems Engineer March 1992 -Feb 1994 Performed maintenance programming in JOVIAL and BAL
Stanford Telecommunications, Inc. System Engineer January 1985 - March 1992
Tested ODAPS and other FAA systems
Atlantic-Cape Community College Tutor September 2013 – May 2014
Tutored students in math, chemistry, physics, computer science and English
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey Adjunct Faculty September 1989 – April 1999
Taught Microsoft OFFICE, statistics, calculus, computer graphics, and operations research
H&R Block Hammonton NJ January - March 2012
Prepared Federal and New Jersey tax returns
Banker’s Life Egg Harbor Township NJ July - October 2012
Sold Life and Medical insurance policies
Staples Absecon NJ March - November 2005
Sales associate in Business Machines
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operations Research Analyst June 1982 – December 1984
-Wrote software specifications for the Corp's RFP for new mainframes.
-Studies of computer usage and office automation in the Corps.
U.S. Army Materiel Command November 1969 – May 1982
Operations Research Analyst, Programmer
-For 6 years was in charge of all computer support for a war-gaming office.
-Developed over 10,000 lines of COBOL and FORTRAN code for war-gaming; also designed and coded systems for cost analysis, personnel, and administrative support.
Pequod Press January 2000 – present
Continuity editor and proof-reader on Pequod’s Kalvan series
Operating Systems: UNIX, RED HAT LINUX, WINDOWS, MS-DOS
MVS, JCL, VM, NAS Monitor on IBM mainframes
ADA, BAL, JOVIAL, MOTIF
Office Software: Microsoft WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, ACCESS
Macintosh MacDraw and similar graphics software
Mathematics: Calculus, Numerical Analysis, Statistics